Marianne Rowe is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a founding teacher of Monterey Bay Meditation Studio and the founder of Mindful Education Project. Through the Institute of Noetic Sciences, she is a Certified Conscious Aging Facilitator and teaches workshops exploring emotional, psychological and spiritual responses to the challenges and opportunities of aging. As a Certified Forest Therapy Guide through the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy, Marianne leads Forest Bathing sessions, a way of sensing deep connection with the natural world through a contemplative walk in the forest. In her private practice as a Marriage and Family Therapist since 1986, Marianne focuses on healing, transformation and evolution through awareness and connection. Her therapeutic work incorporates developing consciousness of and integrating the physiological, cognitive, emotional, relational and spiritual aspects of being.